Bullcrap mythologist Mr. Johnson...
King was absolutely committed to nonviolence as both a philosophy and a tactic! Claims that Martin would support the current US wars is so obvious deliberately ignorant and devoided of reality, it's nothing more than fantasy. There should be a disclaimer about suspending reality whenever it's repeated or reprinted...sigh...sadly it reflects the principles that the right has of denying the obvious.
“…..Somehow this madness must cease. We must stop now. I speak as a child of God and brother to the suffering poor of Vietnam. I speak for those whose land is being laid waste, whose homes are being destroyed, whose culture is being subverted. I speak of the — for the poor of America who are paying the double price of smashed hopes at home, and death and corruption in Vietnam. I speak as a citizen of the world, for the world as it stands aghast at the path we have taken. I speak as one who loves America, to the leaders of our own nation: The great initiative in this war is ours; the initiative to stop it must be ours…..”
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